Laureus: Radebe tips Messi for sportsman of the year

2013-02-19 00:00

CAPE TOWN — With the Laureus Sports Awards just three weeks away in Rio de Janeiro, debate over potential winners is a hot topic in sporting communities around the world, particularly in the Sportsman of the Year category.

But for former Leeds United and Bafana Bafana skipper Lucas Radebe, there’s only one winner: Barcelona’s diminutive Argentinean maestro, Lionel Messi.

“I think it is an unbelievable achievement being crowned as the best in your sport for four consecutive years,” Radebe said ahead of the awards, set for March 11.

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